Viruses and Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca
91.8K views | +7 today
Follow
Viruses and Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca
Virus and bioinformatics articles with some microbiology and immunology thrown in for good measure
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by C_Fleis
Scoop.it!

Emerging Microbes & Infections - Virus ecology: a gap between detection and prediction

Emerging Microbes & Infections - Virus ecology: a gap between detection and prediction | Viruses and Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca | Scoop.it
Emerging Microbes and Infections (EMI) is a new open access, fully peer-reviewed journal that will publish the best and most interesting research in emerging microbes and infectious disease.

The past few months have yielded disconcerting news about viruses carried in mammalian reservoirs. What is the relevance of virus discoveries mushrooming in the literature? Will bats yield the next pandemic virus? Animal ecologists and virologists need to join forces.

 
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kenzibit from Host Cell & Pathogen Interactions
Scoop.it!

Rule of 6ix: A bat virus that can't fight your immune system

Rule of 6ix: A bat virus that can't fight your immune system | Viruses and Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca | Scoop.it

have been too busy to go into this in much detail but I'm wondering whether anyone had any ideas as to why this virus (cedar virus - a newly discovered bat RNA virus) appears not to be able to combat the human innate immune system, specifically: HeLa cell secretion of beta interferon in cell culture.

more...
No comment yet.